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“You’ve got a pickle on your face”: Some common false friends in German

False friends. Aren't they fun? They either make you sound daft when you're speaking (in this case) German, or make Germans sound daft when they're speaking English. In this post, I'm going to tell you some simple and common false friends which you may come across and may lead you to confusion. Smoking Translation: tuxedo This… Continue reading “You’ve got a pickle on your face”: Some common false friends in German

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15 New Random German Words

Time for a blog post not just listing what I've been up to. At work, I learn a lot of German words, which was kind of expected, but there are some words I never thought I'd end up learning. At least not in a publishing house. You see, one of my tasks (which I haven't… Continue reading 15 New Random German Words